Are MD-PhD programs meeting their goals? An analysis of career choices made by graduates of 24 MD-PhD programs.

@article{Brass2010AreMP,
  title={Are MD-PhD programs meeting their goals? An analysis of career choices made by graduates of 24 MD-PhD programs.},
  author={Lawrence F Brass and Myles H. Akabas and Linda D Burnley and David M. Engman and Clayton A Wiley and Olaf S Andersen},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2010},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={692-701}
}
PURPOSE MD-PhD training programs provide an integrated approach for training physician-scientists. The goal of this study was to characterize the career path taken by MD-PhD program alumni during the past 40 years and identify trends that affect their success. METHOD In 2007-early 2008, 24 programs enrolling 43% of current trainees and representing half of the National Institutes of Health-funded MD-PhD training programs submitted anonymous data on 5,969 current and former trainees. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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AAMC Data and MD–PhD Students. Available at: www.aamc.org/ members/great/mdphd/presentations/ garrisonhandout.pdf

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